University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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ca. 1933-1934 (16)
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Paintings (14)
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[Artist's rendition of a nineteenth-century estate somewhere along the Atlantic seaboard. The workers
1. [Artist's rendition of a nineteenth-century estate somewhere along the Atlantic seaboard. The workers in the painting appear to be harvesting the bark off the birch trees. Strips of birch bark were often used as a veneer for canoes of other hand-crafted items.]
[Artistic rendering of the Travel and Transport Building.]
2. [Artistic rendering of the Travel and Transport Building.]
[Century of Progress Rufus C. Dawes (left), and RCA executive Owen D. Young standing in front of a painting
3. [Century of Progress Rufus C. Dawes (left), and RCA executive Owen D. Young standing in front of a painting of the Hall of Science exhibition.]
[Construction of the Enchanted Island painting theater one month before the grand opening of the Fair.]
4. [Construction of the Enchanted Island painting theater one month before the grand opening of the Fair.]

[Construction of the Enchanted Island painting theater one month before the grand opening of the Fair.]
5. [Construction of the Enchanted Island painting theater one month before the grand opening of the Fair.]
[Italian painting exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
6. [Italian painting exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
[Painting of a woman kissing a little girl goodnight.]
7. [Painting of a woman kissing a little girl goodnight.]
[Photo of Vaughn Shoemaker's 1932 Chicago Daily News cartoon depicting his iconic character "John Q.
8. [Photo of Vaughn Shoemaker's 1932 Chicago Daily News cartoon depicting his iconic character "John Q. Public" telling the artist "Chicago" that his painting announcing the grand opening of A Century of Progress will be a masterpiece.]

[U.S. Army marching band assembled in front of the Pantheon building at A Century of Progress. The building
9. [U.S. Army marching band assembled in front of the Pantheon building at A Century of Progress. The building housed the famed "Pantheon de la Guerre," a giant panorama of World War I painted on a canvas 45 feet high and over the length of one football field. Over 130 French artists worked on the Pantheon in Paris during the First World War. The painting depicted a procession of political and military leaders from over 20 Allied nations.]
[Unidentified painting of a child with a doll.]
10. [Unidentified painting of a child with a doll.]
[Unidentified painting of a couple in a park.]
11. [Unidentified painting of a couple in a park.]
[Unidentified painting of a couple standing in a park.]
12. [Unidentified painting of a couple standing in a park.]

[Unidentified painting of a couple standing in a park.]
13. [Unidentified painting of a couple standing in a park.]
[Unidentified painting of a man and a woman standing in a park.]
14. [Unidentified painting of a man and a woman standing in a park.]
[Unidentified painting of a man leaning against a railing.]
15. [Unidentified painting of a man leaning against a railing.]
[Unidentified painting of a rural road and trees in a field.]
16. [Unidentified painting of a rural road and trees in a field.]

[Unidentified painting of two men and two women leaning or sitting on the railing of a bridge.]
17. [Unidentified painting of two men and two women leaning or sitting on the railing of a bridge.]
"Miss Helen Heman admires original painting, "The birthplace of Our Nation's Flag," now hanging in the
18. "Miss Helen Heman admires original painting, "The birthplace of Our Nation's Flag," now hanging in the Colonial village of the Chicago's World's Fair. The painting was so big that part of the roof of the Betsy Ross house had to be removed to admit it."
"Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt unveiling Breton's "Song of the Lark" on July 10, 1934. The painting was
19. "Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt unveiling Breton's "Song of the Lark" on July 10, 1934. The painting was voted the most popular in America in a contest conducted by the Chicago Daily News. The Art Institute of Chicago Century of Progress Exhibition of Fine Arts."
"This portrait of Edison, Ford, and Firestone done by H. Harrington Betts is displayed on the walls of
20. "This portrait of Edison, Ford, and Firestone done by H. Harrington Betts is displayed on the walls of the Electric Light and Power Industry's exhibit on the second floor of the Electrical Building at the World's Fair."
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